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Cabinet Approves Construction of Doubling of Railway Line with Electrification Between Thiruvananthapuram & Kanyakumari

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi, has approved the construction of double line with electrification between Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala and Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, on Wednesday. The total length of the line will … Continue reading

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Thiruvananthapuram Central to Have World Class Facilities in a Year: Dr. Shashi Tharoor

Dr. Shashi Tharoor, MP has announced that the Railways have issued final orders allotting funds amounting to Rs.10 crores for development of Thiruvananthapuram Central Station during 2012‐13. Dr. Tharoor said that this major fund allocation was done under a special … Continue reading

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More Prefer Railways to Bus Transport in Thiruvananthapuram-Nagercoil Sector

Due to the huge difference in fares,more and more commuters,especially Govt.employees and students, between Thiruvananthapuram & Nagercoil prefer railways to bus transport. News Sourced from “Mathrubhumi” dated 29.11.2011

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Negligence of Railways

News Sourced from “Mathrubhumi Nagaram” dated 15.11.2011

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Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram HSR : 13 Foreign Firms are Vying for Pre-Feasibility Study

As many as 13 foreign firms are in the race to conduct a pre-feasibility study of the 869 km long Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram high speed rail corridor. Japan Railway Technical Service, Korea Rail Network Authority, TUC Rail and five consortiums from Spain … Continue reading

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The Long Wait for Railway Developments in Thiruvananthapuram

Article Sourced from “Mathrubhumi Nagaram” dated 18.09.2011

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ROB to Come up at Kazhakkoottam-Menamkulam Road

A new ROB will be constructed at the level crossing at Kariyil along the Kazhakkoottam-Menakulam road.The estimated cost of this ROB is approximately Rs.50 crores out of which Rs.36 crores are State Govt.’s share.Rs.18 lakhs has been sanctioned for land … Continue reading

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